We all know that health and beauty are always lumped in together as though they are one thing. Health and beauty go hand in hand. When we focus on our health, we feel better AND look better. Win-win!
The truth is that there is a connection between how well you look after your health and how attractive you look, and appreciating and understanding this connection means that you can help to improve both of those. In this article, we are going to take a look at some of the things you might want to consider in order to improve both of these at the same time. Check out a few ways to make yourself look and feel better today!
It’s no great secret that exercise is important for your health, or that it improves how you look, so it is surprising how many people who want both of those things fail to really do enough exercise in their daily life. If you are guilty of this, and you know that you should probably go out and exercise more, then you might want to think about what you can do to make that much more a part of your life. The truth is that it should be relatively easy to make sure that you are getting more exercise – it’s just a case of making sure that you fit it into your schedule. First, however, you’ll want to work out what kind of exercise you are going to do and for how long, and how frequently.
Most people, when they turn to exercise again after a time away from it, begin by simply going for a morning jog, and that is absolutely one of the best ways to start. Jogging is perfect for beginners because everyone knows how to do it naturally, and it has so many different kinds of benefits for you that you will be able to feel and see straight away. Just running three or four mornings a week will make a difference to your tummy if nothing else, and that will be beneficial for both your appearance and your health. Belly fat is one of the most harmful kinds of fat you can hold in the body, leading to problems such as digestive issues and bowel concerns. It is also one of the first fats most people want to shed when it comes to their physical appearance. Clearly, running is going to be a good way to get started in your exercise regime.
Whether you decide to do that, or even to go to the gym, you will want to make sure that you are making some kind of a routine out of it from the start. Put it on your calendar. Your routine should be one which you can actually follow.
With the right amount of exercise, there will be so many vast improvements in your health and beauty, You’ll definitely be encouraged to continue. Alone, exercise can achieve plenty, but it is usually not quite enough to really make all those huge changes you might be hoping for. You will also want to look into other areas of your life to improve – and one of the top ones absolutely has to be your diet and eating schedules.
Diet & Eating
What you eat is one of the biggest factors in both how you feel about your body and how you feel internally about your health. If you want to improve your appearance and your health, then looking at your eating is one of the first things to do. However, most people fail to really appreciate the full complexity of this, and it is likely that when you think of food you only really think about what your diet is. Although this is an important part of the whole process, it is actually only still a part, and there are any other aspects to eating which you also need to investigate if you are to improve both your physical appearance and your level of health.
So beyond looking at what you eat, what else should you be paying attention to? Well, one of the best things you can look into and alter is not what you eat, but when you eat. Playing around and experimenting with your eating schedule is a wonderful way to ensure that you are going to be able to be as healthy and attractive as possible, and that is the case for a number of reasons. First of all, most people in the west actually eat far too much. Even those who think they eat will tend to eat too much. There is a great way of discovering how much you need to eat, and it is by fasting.
There is currently something of a trend for what is known as Intermittent Fasting (IF). This is where you fast for a particular number of hours each day. The most common schedule is to fast for 16 hours a day. This includes the time you’re asleep – and then eat for the remaining 8. So you could stop eating at 9 at night and not eat again until 1 in the afternoon the next day. The wonder of this is that it provides many great health and physical benefits, even if you still eat the same number of calories during that eating window. Just the act of fasting itself causes the body to undergo positive changes which are likely to have some pretty great effects on how you look and feel.
Before you do that, of course, you should make sure that it is right for you. Anybody with a history of eating disorders should obviously avoid this. Likewise, if you have any kind of underlying condition which is likely to be exacerbated by fasting. Do your research. Gradually get into it and you’ll find that you can make a surprising difference to your health and beauty. It’s worth considering. If nothing else, it’s something that you can at least say you tried. You might feel a lot better just from trying it out even a few times.
It’s not just what you eat but when that can really affect your health and beauty. It’s worth experimenting with. But make sure that you are sensible about it and that you continue to look after yourself properly.
Taking care of your teeth has both health and beauty benefits. But most of us do not take as much care of our teeth and gums as we could, and it is always a good idea to look into new ways to deal with this aspect of our bodies. Taking better care of your teeth requires more than just brushing well and flossing. There are many things you can try in order to have healthier teeth and gums.
Firstly, stress is a huge factor here, in particular – ironically – stress about your health and your teeth. So remember that there is always a solution to even the worst teeth problems, whether that means getting Invisalign braces (a good way to take care of both looks and health), seeing the hygienist, or whatever else it might be.
Secondly, consider trying out new methods for taking care of your oral health. You might be surprised just how many there are you might not have heard of. For instance, you might want to try oil pulling. Oil pulling is a procedure in which you use food oil as a mouthwash. Swish for around twenty minutes and then brush your teeth afterward. This removes excess bacteria from the gums and can really help to make your mouth shine.
Health and Beauty Go Hand in Hand
Health and beauty go hand in hand. Consider all of the above and you can take care of both of them much more effectively. Who doesn’t want to look better and feel better?! Are you ready to take charge of your health? I’d love to discuss different programs with you to find the best fit for you! Check out my coaching options here!